APR stands by Rogers report

July 5, 2017

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

An article published by The Alabama Political Reporter (APR) has drawn fire from campaign operatives for freshman Senator Luther Strange and his attorney at his old law firm, Bradley Arrant.

An email containing a letter from Bradley partner Joseph B. Mays, Jr., was received by APR on June 30, in which he demands, “…removal and retraction of false and libelous statements in an article on your website titled, ‘Source: State Rep. Offered Superfund Bribe with Strange Present.'”
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Brutal Alabama inmate beat-down goes viral on hip hop site

November 14, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

On a Hip Hop site which regularly features public fighting captured on video, music videos, and aggregate news content, a fight between two Alabama prison inmates can be viewed. It has already been seen by almost a million users and counting.

The 33-second video uploaded on November 12, 2016, by an individual using the name JaNay, captures a fight between a black inmate and a white inmate at an Alabama Correctional facility. The fighters are being cheered on by about half-a-dozen men, in what appears to be a TV room. The black inmate pummels the white inmate to the floor and then, in WWE parlance, lands a “Flying Elbow Drop.”
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Former ALEA Chief Files Civil Suit

April 19, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Former Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Chief, Spencer Collier, wants a Montgomery Circuit Court jury to decide what he is owed for his wrongful termination. He also wants them to hear how Gov. Robert Bentley, Rebekah Caldwell Mason, his replacement Stan Stabler, and others, defamed his character when they “maliciously published numerous false and defamatory statements accusing Collier of misusing State funds, and that ALEA was conducting a ‘criminal investigation’ of Collier,'” according to the lawsuit filed today.
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